Sunday, March 25, 2012

Amitabh Bachchan will host the opening ceremony of IPL 2012

Bollywood legend, Amitabh Bachchan, will be the host of the opening ceremony of the fifth edition of Indian Premier League (IPL). Ahead of the opening ceremony, which is scheduled to kick off on April 3, 2012 from 7:30 pm, Amitabh Bachchan is working very hard.

The legend actor posted a message on his Tweeter account. He said on Sunday morning: "Up at 6 am and in studio to record for opening gala of IPL in Chennai on April 3rd."

It is heard that the 69-year-old actor will perform a poem written by writer-lyricist Prasoon Joshi on the opening night. He further posted on his Tweeter account: “Prasoon Joshi's poetry, Raju Singh's music, Wizcraft's event design, Captains of world cricket and the IPL .. humbled!!.”

Cash-rich cricket tournament will start on April 4, a day after the opening ceremony, while the final match of the tournament will be played on May 27.